Management of the Cardiac Patient for Noncardiac Surgery

Product #: ARC2017-2016

Objectives

  • Be able to describe the preoperative evaluation of a patient with a cardiac murmur.
  • Be able to interpret the preoperative evaluation of aortic stenosis and the implications for perioperative management.
  • Be able to recommend an anesthetic management plan for the patient with severe aortic stenosis undergoing noncardiac surgery.
  • Be able to compare the outcomes of patients undergoing percutaneous aortic valve replacement vs. open surgical replacement.